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How much is peace of mind worth, knowing you’re in the best of hands? Most people don’t choose Assisted Living on price alone. When you compare value — the abundant services you get for your dollar — the benefits are hard to beat.

Use our handy, interactive Calculator to compare the cost of living at Arbor Terrace of Knoxville Assisted Living to what you’d otherwise spend on home maintenance, utilities, three meals a day, taxes, security, and home health care. It’s easy to see the value!

 
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Medication management $ Optional $ Optional $ Included $
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Weekly housekeeping service $ Included $ Included $ Included $
Companion ($15/hour)* $ Included $ $ Included $
Cable TV (basic service) $ $ $ $
Other monthly incidental costs (entertainment, etc.) $ $ $ $
Health and other insurance premiums $ $ $ $
Medical expenses including prescription drugs $ $ $ $
Telephone $ $ $ $
Other miscellaneous costs (clothing, toiletries, etc.) $ $ $ $
         
Monthly Cost of Living $ $ $ $
       
Less: Monthly return on equity in your home that could be invested after it is sold.
Assume equity of $ invested at %
$ $ $ $
         
Less: Potential economic benefit of deducting costs associated with living at Arbor Terrace of Knoxville Assisted Living (see Tax Benefit handout - rent and care times 15%)
$ $ $ $
         
Less: Potential assisted living VA benefit (see VA Benefit handout) $ $ $ $
         
Total Monthly Cost of Living $ $ $ $
* for socialization, meal preparation, transportation, etc.